New Move Mailbox Cmdlet Exchange server 2016

This article will show you how to move a mailbox from one database to another using PowerShell on Exchange Server 2016.

One Important change with Exchange Server 2016 the cmdlet to move mailboxes between database has changed.

To start I’ll move a mailbox called Test01 using the cmdlet New-MoveRequest

New-MoveRequest test01 -TargetDatabase "mailbox database 1672743933"

To get the status of the move run the cmdlet below:


Get a detailed view of the mailbox move run:

Get-MoveRequest | Get-MoveRequestStatistics

To remove \ Cancel a move request run the cmdlet below:

Get-MoveRequest | Remove-MoveRequest